Greene County offers a plethora of picturesque locations for capturing memorable selfies and beautiful photographs. From breathtaking views along the Monongahela River to historic architecture in downtown Waynesburg. Nature enthusiasts will find ample opportunities to capture stunning shots against the backdrop of scenic landscapes in our trails and parks. Then take a moment at the monuments and memorials found across Greene County or discover a Covered Bridge or Mail Pouch Barn along your travels. Our iconic scenes present unique photo opportunities that showcase the county’s diverse charm.
Take a self-guided tour of Greene County’s many monumental tributes to its soldiers. Veterans monuments and memorials stretch across the rolling hills of the county, and an afternoon spent exploring the countryside makes for a time of relaxation and remembrance.
Driving through country roads and farmlands, one can get a clear view of Greene County’s historic heritage through its preserved buildings and landmarks. Rustic barns with the words “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” painted across their sides are easy to spot surrounded by the scenic countryside.
Steal a kiss, take a selfie and enjoy the drive between these sturdy bits of the past that have survived floods, vandals and time itself to tell the story of 19th century rural America. They can all be driven through – one lane only. Interestingly, it’s the movement of the traffic that gives life to the old wooden beams, stretching them and keeping them supple. Legend has it that kisses have been stolen in them, far from prying eyes.
Now Paul and Amy’s son and daughter-in-law, Adam and Diane Stokes, carry on Harry’s neighborliness with a little bit of everything for sale, at Stokes General Store. It’s this kind of gathering place that every small town needs to stay alive, including gas pumps and a family-run deli.